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Well, this is the end of a great journey. We have completed our 2014 Hawaii Adventure, putting 5,110 miles on the car and spending a mere $457 gallons on gasoline...that's less than 9 cents per mile! What a deal! We had food, lodging and other misc. expenses, but the time spent with friends Jan & Ed on the cruise; Donna & Gene in Tucson; Richard in Tucson and ...
Aloha! Our bags are packed, the car is ready to be loaded and it looks like Old Man Winter is going to let us leave in the morning without any major issues. First stop, St. Clair, MO. We'll try to keep you updated as often as possible and as wifi allows!
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Today was a short day, we only drove about five hours.
Once we were in western Ohio we saw rain. But, when we arrived in Columbus we saw SNOW!
You may have noticed, there were not as many complaints on this trip about the strange surroundings every night. I think we are beginning to get this travel thing down to a science. We have everything in a certain place and know what hotels we like to use for our accommodations. Now, if we could just ...
Started the day with a
tour of Jim beams distillery including samples. The honey bourbon with
ice and water was OK but nothing I'd buy.
Heading towards Cleveland to visit the Rock Hall of fame as our last visit before heading home.
Got stuck in a couple of traffic jams and torrential rain.
Again the radio was interrupted for warnings.....thunderstorms and
flooding. That's OK as long as they don't come ...
... luckily weren’t slowed down by it. Judy, FYI…when we stopped for gasoline it was $3.59/galleon. We are getting right at 10 MPG which includes sitting parked with the motor running several times. We did manage to take a scenic tour of low rent housing in Columbus which actually looked much better than some we have seen in other cities in the past.
We left the interstate at 2:35 heading towards Butler, Ohio which was to be ...